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Author Clark, Bonnie J., author

Title Finding solace in the soil : an archaeology of gardens and gardeners at Amache / Bonnie J. Clark
Published Louisville, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 207 pages) : illustrarions
Contents Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue. A Visit to Amache -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Studying Amache's Gardens: Methodology and Practice -- 3. Japanese Gardens and Diaspora -- 4. A Prison on the Prairie -- 5. Transforming the Landscape -- 6. Making Connections -- 7. Tradition and Innovation -- 8. Placemaking in Confinement -- Epilogue. Gardens and Giri -- Appendix: Taxa List of Likely Garden Plants at Amache -- Glossary -- References -- Index
Summary "Tells the largely unknown story of the gardens of Amache, the War Relocation Authority incarceration camp in Colorado. Combining physical evidence with oral histories, archival data, personal photographs, and memories of former Amache incarcerees, the book describes how gardeners cultivated community in confinement" Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 04, 2020)
Subject Granada Relocation Center
Granada Relocation Center
Ethnoarchaeology -- Colorado -- Amache
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Colorado -- Amache
Garden archaeology -- Colorado -- Amache
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- Antiquities
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- History
Japanese Americans -- Colorado -- Amache -- Social life and customs
Excavations (Archaeology)
Garden archaeology
Japanese Americans
Japanese Americans -- Social life and customs
Colorado -- Amache
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020028092
ISBN 1646420934